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noun [C] uk   /ˈdɑː.bi/ us    /ˈdɝː-/

derby noun [C] (SPORTING EVENT)

a sports event between teams in the same area: a local derby between Manchester United and Manchester CityCompetitions, and parts of competitions mainly US a sports event in which any competitor can take part: the annual New Hampshire fishing derbyCompetitions, and parts of competitions

derby noun [C] (HAT)

US for bowler hatThings worn to cover the head, face or neck
(Definition of derby noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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